3 Best Restaurants in Cusco

Cusco - Peru

Exquisite Peruvian cuisine paired perfectly with breathtaking mountain views. Top 3 Romantic Restaurants in the Beautiful Plaza de Armas, Cusco.

Best Places to Eat in Cusco

Many great restaurants are located in the Plaza de Armas or just blocks away but don't judge a book by it's cover. You will find the best restaurants in Cusco are hidden in the old squares and buildings around the main plaza.

LIMO Cocina Peruana & Pisco Bar

Portal de Carnes 236 | Cusco, Peru - More Pictures on Google

Pisco SourLIMO is one of our favorite places to dine in Cusco. Located in the center of Plaza de Armas, the views from in LIMO are amazing. The beautiful stone pathway leads you through the courtyard and up the stairs to the entrance. The atmosphere is relaxing and inviting as you watch the nightlife around the Plaza from above.

The food is delicious. The salmon ceviche, salmon sushi, and the steak dinner are absolutely perfect. Each time we visit this restaurant it's been a pleasant experience. The food is packed with flavor that will leave you wanting to come back again and again. The staff is knowledgeable and happy to provide great diner recommendations. Be sure to make a reservation as this restaurant may book up quickly.


Calle Triunfo 393, 2nd Floor | Cusco, Peru - More Pictures on Google

Cicciolina is one of the most popular restaurants for a romantic dinner in Cusco. The restaurant is one block off the main plaza hidden behind Catedral del Cuzco, through a row of vendors, and across a courtyard. The mood is perfectly set by the slow live music and dim lighting.

The atmosphere at Cicciolina is topped only by the flavors in the dinner. Enjoy a glass of wine or a handcrafted pisco sour with the Alpaca. Very flavorful and tender. Their pastas are fulfilling and amazing as well. The staff is attentive and professional. Overall, Cicciolina is one of the best dinner options in Cusco. You may also find a seat at the bar but for a table it's best to make a dinner reservation a day or two in advance.

Braza Brava Rodizio & Restaurant

Portal de Harinas 191 | Cusco, Peru - UPDATE 2020: Closed

Guinea Pig Lunch

Cuy Cuy (QUI-EE) aka Guinea Pig

This is a great restaurant to enjoy the day time panoramic views of Plaza de Armas or the peaceful afternoon of Cusco. The menu features an extra crispy half, or whole, Guinea Pig, along with a full pasta-bar and friendly staff.

Our Favorite Café & Pub in Cusco

Cafe in CuscoCafé de la Paz, This café is located on a corner of the main plaza (Plaza de Armas). The café opens in the afternoon just when you need that afternoon pick-up and the wait is worth it. The flavors and ambiance make Café de la Paz our recommended go-to chill spot in Cusco.
Paddy's Irish Pub, Located on a side of Plaza de Armas, the pub offers a fun place to watch international sports, catch a good fútbol match, and grab a bucket of beers. Also, Paddy's Pub claims to be the highest 100% Irish-owned pub in the world. Do you think it's true?


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